November 2016 Parent/Teacher Conferences

Scheduling a Parent/Teacher Conference

Sign-up October 31 – November 16, 2016


  1.  Go to the Genesis Parent Portal login screen:
  2.  Log in to your parent access account.  If you have forgotten your password, click on the Forgot Password link next to the login button.  If you do not have a computer or a parent access account please contact your child’s school.
  3.  Once logged in, click on the Conferences tab (below the Student Data tab) which will direct you to the Conferences Screen
  4.  Click on the Request a Conference hyperlink. 
  5.  Change the “Week of” pull down to the week(s) conferences are being held.  Teachers will be scheduling conferences on November 18, November 21 and November 22.
  6.  Once you change the pull down to the appropriate dates  a list of available times will appear
  7.  Click on a date and time next to the teacher you would like to schedule a conference for.  A list of available times will appear.  You should start by scheduling a conference with your child’s classroom teacher.

    Grades K-3 students:  You should start by scheduling a conference with your child’s classroom teacher.

    Grades 4-5 students:  Choose only your child’s homeroom teacher for academic subject areas.

    Grades 6-8 students:  Choose only two academic subject areas.

    High School studentsPlease refer to attached letter.

  8.  The conference time availability for all teachers on the date you selected appears.  Change the date in the upper left corner of the screen if you want to check availability on one of the conference dates.
  9.  Times listed in green are available.  Times listed in red are unavailable/already booked.  Figure out a time that works within your schedule and click on reserve.  A pop-up window stating that you are reserving this particular time will appear.  Click on OK.
  10.  Another pop-up window will appear stating that you have been added to the conference.  Click on OK.
  11.  The time you have reserved will now appear in white.  If you need to cancel that particular day/time, click on the cancel button.  However, please avoid last minute cancellations if at all possible.
  12. From this screen you can schedule conferences with additional teachers as needed.   Just repeat steps 8-11
  13. Click on the conferences tab that you clicked on at the beginning of this process.  The conference that you have scheduled is not listed on this screen.  If you click on update, it will take you back to the conference screen with all the teachers and times listed for the date you chose.
  14. Repeat this process for your other children as needed by changing students in the Select Student drop down menu on the right hand side of the screen.